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1another term for rove
- ‘The energy used to create the fibers - it starts with a plant, then the cords are removed, the material is dried, then rovings are produced - requires 60% less energy than glass.’
- ‘At the other end of the process of manufacture, there were merchants who organized the ginning and bowing of the raw cotton and sold the rovings to the spinners.’
- ‘Asphalt emulsion finds a more general use as a tackifier to hold rovings and straw in place.’
- 1.1 Roves collectively.
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